Cheryl Shapiro displays the Hanukkah gift wrap with a swastika-like pattern she found at Walgreens in Northridge, Calif., Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
Andy Holzman—AP
December 10, 2014 12:25 PM EST

Hallmark Cards has scrapped a blue and silver gift wrap after customers complained that the design looked like a Swastika. Hallmark recalled the paper after receiving a complaint from a customer at Walgreens in California, who found the wrap in a Hanukkah display.

Hallmark spokesperson Julie Elliot told the Associated Press that the gift wrap was intended for holiday use and wasn’t specifically Hanukkah themed, despite being blue and silver. Elliot said that Hallmark did not intend to offend anyone, and the company will stop making and selling the wrap.


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